MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics136% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7821
MotherboardMSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 06:43
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 5.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
78.8% Very good
SC Int 129
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 112
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 377
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 634
MC Float 567
MC Mixed 652
93% 618 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 409
Parallax 429
134% 424 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 425
Splatting 268
137% 314 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 136%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 512GB
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 114 94 94 94 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 463
Write 292
Mixed 327
SusWrite 141
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 34.2
135% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 187
158% 231 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 94%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
193GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 441 458 467 468 446 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 471
Mixed 403
SusWrite 446
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 44.8
168% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 115%
Great: 134%
PNY CS2211 480GB-$160
56GB free
Firmware: CS221017
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 443 462 474 458 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 492
Mixed 378
SusWrite 391
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 41.5
155% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 182
181% 291 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D3-2400-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 25.8
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 24.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) Builds (Compare 6,776 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $978
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